Blu-ray Review: They Might Be Giants (1971)

Cinema Cult welcomed the world’s greatest detective (no, not Batman) to its broadening Blu-ray library of genre classics with They Might Be Giants, a charming comedy-mystery with a splash of romance. Starring Oscar-winners George C. Scott and Joanne Woodward, the story follows a wealthy New York City judge, Justin (Scott),…

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Review: Freaks (2019)

Out now on a limited theatrical run through Icon Film Distribution Australia, independent sci-fi thriller, Freaks, plunges viewers into a seemingly normal world that a little girl is desperate to discover, but cannot escape her father’s protective and paranoid control. With a vague title like Freaks, there are countless scenarios…

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DVD Review: Earthquake (1974)

Without question, I cite The Poseidon Adventure as the quintessential disaster movie for its characters, set design and well-thought-out execution. However, the urban destruction-filled epic, Earthquake, deserves its place within the popular 70s sub-genre, but more so for a visual spectacle.  Out now on a remastered DVD ‘Collector’s Edition’ from…

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Review: It Chapter 2 (2019)

When you’re left with a newfound appreciation for the IT mini-series, you know something has gone terribly wrong with IT Chapter 2, the concluding chapter in Warner Bros.’ big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s terrifying best-seller. Continuing 27-years after the previous chapter, the now-adult ‘Losers’ must fulfil their childhood promise by…

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Blu-ray Review: The President’s Lady (1953)

Today Andrew Jackson is regarded as one of American’s most controversial Presidents, but he’s also one of the country’s most interesting historical figures due to his humble beginnings, decorated military service, fiery temperament and rise to the land’s highest office. One of the most common talking points of Jackson’s legacy…

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DVD Review: Rollercoast (1977)

Coupled with disaster classic, Earthquake, the lesser-known Rollercoaster comes back to DVD, but this time uncut and remastered from Via Vision Entertainment. Boasting an ensemble cast of Hollywood’s finest, George Segal stars as an amusement park safety inspector who must track down a determined saboteur from targeting rollercoasters across America.…

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Blu-ray Review: Behold a Pale Horse (1964)

Fred Zinnemann, the four-time Oscar-winning director and producer behind such monumental classics like High Noon, From Here to Eternity and A Man for All Seasons delivers a sombre fable born from the Spanish Civil War. Behold a Pale Horse stars Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn and Omar Sharif and is out…

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Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Whether you love or loathe director Quentin Tarantino, the release of his films is an event and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, his most movie-centric piece to date, has warranted the status like no other. Set firmly in 1969 Los Angeles, an established but fading TV star and his…

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